Former Dean Jeff Shields Donates House to Vermont Law School
Former Dean Jeff Shields Donates House to Vermont Law School
ABA Announces “Hackcess to Justice” Competition
ABA Announces “Hackcess to Justice” Competition
CTIC at Penn Law Names Jeffrey Vagle Executive Director
CTIC at Penn Law Names Jeffrey Vagle Executive Director
Law School Enrollment Continues to Decline
Law School Enrollment Continues to Decline
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Texas A&M Struggles to Make Possible Law School Purchase a Reality

Texas A&M Struggles to Make Possible Law School Purchase a Reality John Sharp is a man with a vision. Inspired by his boss, Bryan state Sen. William T. Moore, who tried and failed to plant a law school in Texas A&M — Moore was up against Frank Erwin, a chairman of…>read more

No Comment June 29, 2012

Jason Bohn Sought for Murder of Danielle Thomas in Astoria

Jason Bohn Sought for Murder of Danielle Thomas in Astoria According to authorities, a boyfriend is being sought for the murder of his girlfriend. The boyfriend is so brazen that he threatened his girlfriend via a cell phone call while she was at a police station applying for a restraining…>read more

13 Comments June 28, 2012

University of North Carolina Receives $2.5 Million Meant for Law Students

University of North Carolina Receives $2.5 Million Meant for Law Students At a time when things are going tough both for law schools and law students, any help is more than welcome, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has reason to be happy. It has just received two…>read more

No Comment June 28, 2012

Law Professor Fired Over Gun Jokes

Law Professor Fired Over Gun Jokes Dark humor can get you fired. Making jokes about shooting your fellow professors, for instance, might cost you your tenure. Take Anthony Chase, who was fired from his tenured position at Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center. He made…>read more

1 Comment June 27, 2012

Teresa Sullivan Reinstated as UVa President in Defiance to Dragas

Teresa Sullivan Reinstated as UVa President in Defiance to Dragas On June 10, silently, without a vote and ignominiously, the president of the Board of Visitors of Virginia University, Teresa Sullivan, was removed by Rector Helen Dragas and her allies. The move sparked a controversy since there weren’t any allegations…>read more

No Comment June 27, 2012

Texas A&M Buys Out Texas Wesleyan University’s School of Law for $25 Million

Texas A&M Buys Out Texas Wesleyan University’s School of Law for $25 Million The Texas Wesleyan University School of Law is on the verge of completing an extremely sensible and business savvy deal with Texas A&M that should provide a lead to other law schools about how to do things. Rather than trying…>read more

No Comment June 27, 2012

Dean Upgrades

Dean Upgrades The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth School of Law has selected Mary Lu Bilek as its new dean; she hails from City University of New York’s School of Law where she was an associate dean and professor; she graduated from Harvard,…>read more

No Comment June 26, 2012

Boston University School of Law Floats Online LL.M in Tax

Boston University School of Law Floats Online LL.M in Tax The Boston University School of Law adds LL.M in taxation to its online curricula. The program is supposed to cater to both domestic and foreign lawyers who wish to develop an expertise in U.S. tax law. The online option for…>read more

No Comment June 26, 2012

Half of JDs Don’t Make It

Half of JDs Don’t Make It The latest data from the American Bar Association confirms the trend we are already familiar with: after nine months of graduation, only 55% of JDs are landing jobs in law. The Great Recession may be perking up, but not for…>read more

No Comment June 25, 2012

University of Massachusetts School of Law Freezes Tuition for Three Years

University of Massachusetts School of Law Freezes Tuition for Three Years According to a press release, the University of Massachusetts School of Law has announced that it is going to freeze tuition and mandatory law school-related student fees for the next three years at their current levels. During the freeze, the…>read more

No Comment June 22, 2012

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